2017 Finalist Films

 

the drone and the kid | Imraan J Khan | WINNER FOR PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD FOR BEST PICTURE | WINNER FOR BEST PERFORMANCE | WINNER FOR BEST PICTURE | WINNER FOR BEST technical quality

About: a lonely pakistani boy find the camera device from a crashed u.s. military drone and is able to finally get the attention he craves when he discovers it's still able to transmit to the american drone operator on the other side.

ENOUGH BY TAOUBA KHELIFA | WINNER FOR LARRY SHABEN AWARD FOR BEST LOCAL FILM

About: SINCE WHEN DID WE START BELIEVING WE'RE NOT ENOUGH? ENTER THE INNER THOUGHTS OF FOUR WOMEN, AS THEY WEAVE A PRIVATE AND INTIMATE NARRATIVE OF THEIR FEARS, DOUBTS, AND WORRIES IN THIS SHORT POETIC DOCUMENTARY.

Previous Featured Films

 

THE LETTER | SHEHROZE KHAN | WINNER FOR PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD FOR BEST PICTURE | WINNER FOR BEST PERFORMANCE | WINNER FOR BEST PICTURE | WINNER FOR BEST technical quality

About: THE FILM FOLLOWS THE STORY OF LEILA AHMED, A BRITISH ANTI-WAR ACTIVIST, AND HOW SHE COPES WITH BEING SEPARATED FROM A LOVER. AS HER RELATIONSHIPS WITH THOSE AROUND HER START TO ISOLATE LEILA FROM THE WORLD, LEILA RESORTS TO WRITING PERSONAL LETTERS TO HER ESTRANGED PARTNER TO DEAL WITH HER GREIF. 'THE LETTER' FOLLOWS LEILA'S STORY AS SHE FINDS HERSELF A PART OF ONE OF THE MOST UNLIKELY LOVE STORIES OF THE MODERN ERA - INSPIRED BY REAL LIFE EVENTS.

THE CONVERT | SIKANDAR ATIQ | HAMMAD SYED | FARAZ SHAIKH | WINNER FOR PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD FOR BEST PICTURE